Microsoft deems all DigiNotar certificates untrustworthy, releases

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 21:26:37 CDT 2011


On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:22 AM, Michiel Klaver <michiel at klaver.it> wrote:
> At 22-07-28164 20:59, Tei wrote:
>>
>> *a random php programmer shows*
>>
>> He, I just want to self-sign my CERT's and remove the ugly warning that
>> browsers shows. I don't want to pay 1000$ a year, or 1$ a year for that. I
>> just don't want to use cleartext for internet data transfer.  HTTP is like
>> telnet, and HTTPS is like ssh. But with ssh is just can connect, with
>> browsers theres this ugly warning and "fuck you, self-signed certificate"
>> from the browsers.  Please make the pain stop!.
>>
>> --Tei
>>
>
> No need for (financial) pain, there are free of charge ssl certificates
> available, see for example:
>
> http://www.startssl.com/?app=1

eddy stopped issuing

> http://www.cacert.org/

these I hadn't seen... or I had and promptly forgotten about them
since they don't get included in any browser/app/OS :(

Affirmtrust is supposed to start issuing certs 'soon' though, free.

-chris



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